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A career with PLA allows you to advance access to justice for low-income individuals and families in Philadelphia.


Attorney Project-Based Fellowship Sponsorship 2025

PLA is seeking incoming 3Ls, recent graduates, or judicial clerks for Attorney Fellowship sponsorships whose projects will commence in the Fall of 2025.

Family Law Unit Paralegals

Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA) seeks to immediately hire two (2) full-time paralegals for its Family Law Unit.

Executive Project Specialist

PLA seeks a full-time professional to provide primary support to the Executive Director and additional support to the management team.

Senior Accountant

Essential Duties

Conduct regular month-end and year-end closing for all of PLA’s programs and projects

Analyze and reconcile balance sheets and general ledger accounts, ensuring accuracy in allocation of assets, liabilities, revenues and expenses...

Medical Legal Community Partnership Paralegal

The Medical Legal Community Partnership (MLCP), a program of Philadelphia Legal Assistance (PLA), seeks to hire a paralegal to become part of a unique legal care team.

Supervising Attorney, Pennsylvania Farmworker Project

The Pennsylvania Farmworker Project (PFP) is seeking a supervising attorney to join a dynamic team advocating on behalf of migrant and seasonal agricultural workers throughout Pennsylvania.

Legal Compliance Specialist

Conduct a manual review of all cases handled by PLA attorneys and paralegals to ensure the provision of high-quality legal services and adequate documentation, including but not limited to verification of financial eligibility and timeliness

Eviction Diversion Team Paralegal

The “Save Your Home Philly” Hotline supports Philadelphia’s Eviction Diversion program, a mediation program which allows tenants to work with housing counselors to negotiate agreements with their landlords in order to prevent an eviction.

Save Your Home Philly Hotline Paralegal

PLA seeks to immediately hire a full-time paralegal to work with low-income Philadelphia residents in danger of losing their homes.